Check out previews of keynote speakers Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, David Bornstein, and Sal Khan. And here is a recap of recent posts on just a few of the great topics and sessions coming up over the next few days.
Sunday, October 7
Philanthropy and Volunteer Engagement: A Dynamic Force for Social Change
ASF member Jane Leighty Justis invites you to talk about funding volunteer engagement and Reimagining Service. Hear her speak on “Capacity Building > Stronger Nonprofits > Improved Outcomes,” Sunday, October 7, at 1:30 p.m.
Program Related Investments: A Fit for Your Foundation?
Learn how to “Amp Up Your Impact With Program Related Investment,” with Peter Berliner of Mission Investors Exchange, October 7, 3:30 p.m.
Monday, October 8
Facilitation for Foundation Leaders
ASF’s own Janice Simsohn Shaw brings you the “Facilitation Tools of the Trade” Learning Lab, Monday, October 8, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Scanning the Landscape in the Information Age
ASF members Leslie Cheu from the Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation and Mary Anthony from the 1772 Foundation join Lisa Philp from The Foundation Center for a discussion on “Turning Knowledge into Impact in the Information Age,” Monday, October 8 at 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 9
Hiring Foundation Staff With Complementary Work Styles
Pat St. Onge will be a panelist at the “Hiring and Keeping Great Staff” session, Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.
Failure is Not An Option. Or is It?
Join the Case Foundation’s Michael Smith at the Fearless Forum on Tuesday, October 9 from 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
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Christa Carignan is ASF’s manager of online communications. Prior to joining ASF in 2007, she worked as a development writer and successfully raised grants for Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organizations working in the arts and culture, environmental, and civil rights fields. She enjoys practicing her personal philanthropy through volunteerism, each year donating more than 100 hours of time and talent to the United States Botanic Garden and other organizations.